The Swiss have always had to leave their country to find work--this particular valley, where Romansch
is still the most widely spoken language, traditionally produced the world's great pastry chefs.
Drawing on a variety of primary sources in Latin, German, French, Italian, and Romansch
, it builds on two decades of the religious, ecclesiastical, political, social, and cultural history of the Swiss lands.
Similarly, Serra (2007) also analyzed the use of repair sequences by German-speaking primary-school children learning Italian or Romansch
in a CLIL context.
The curriculum is taught in English but Switzerland has four official languages-Swiss French, Swiss German, Swiss Italian and Romansch
Once a week on Swiss national television, children's stories are told in the oldest language in Switzerland namely Rhaetian Romansch
Crap, as everyone knows, means rock in Romansch
, one of the four national languages of Switzerland along with German, French and Italian.
Yet look at societies such as Belgium - home to French, Flemish and German, or Switzerland - German, French, Italian and Romansch
Communicating with the Swiss is very easy to do as they have four official languages, French, Italian, German, and Romansch
, but most business people in the cities speak English also (Morrison, 1994).
Switzerland has four official languages--German, French, Italian, and Romansch
(based on Latin and spoken by a small minority in the Canton Graubunden).
Language is a complicated subject in Switzerland, and the native Swiss language, Romansch
, is not prospering.
Algordanza, which means 'remembrance' in Romansch
, one of the four official languages in Switzerland, defends this as a reasonable price.
One of the most curious aspects of Switzerland's linguistic identity is that the tiny Romansch
speaking element describes its language as "Rumantsch--Lingua Svizra.